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St. Pete: A Florida City That Outshines Them All

St. Pete: A Florida City That Outshines Them All

By Kelsy Chauvin | Sep 4
Beaming sunshine, cultural attractions and LGBT-friendly nightlife make St. Petersburg a casual, welcoming getaway any time of year.

Another Florida City To Consider Conversion Therapy Ban

Another Florida City To Consider Conversion Therapy Ban

By Tucker Berardi | Aug 19
Oakland Park is poised to be the next South Florida city to ban the practice of conversion therapy on minors, with the City Commission agreeing to take up the discussion on whether or not to pursue the issue as an ordinance on September 6.

Florida Tourism Keeps Growing Thanks to American Visitors

Aug 15
The number of tourists visiting Florida continues to grow. Gov. Rick Scott announced that an estimated 60.7 million tourists came to the state during the first six months of the year.

Organizers Cancel Florida Gay Festival Over Scheduling Controversy

By J. W. Arnold | Aug 12
Organizers of the two-year-old Gay8 celebration on Miami's Calle Ocho on Tuesday cancelled the 2018 festival after city officials granted a permit to a competing event planned for the same date in January.

Stonewall Festival Recalls Struggle for Civil Rights

By John McDonald | Jun 25
In a country where gays can marry and serve in the military in many places there remains a pressure to stay in the closet as companies and even states offer little to no protections.

Pride in Polk: Conservative Area PrideFest Hopes to Change Hearts and Minds

By Denise Royal | Jun 12
It's Pride Time in Polk County, with a full weekend of events planned from June 14 to June 17. The third annual gathering is happening in Lakeland, Florida, about 215 miles northwest of Fort Lauderdale.

Florida Legislature Passes Pulse Remembrance Day Resolution

By Michael d'Oliveira | Jun 12
The passage of the Pulse Remembrance Day resolution in the Florida legislature is mostly a symbolic victory. But the author of the resolution, HR 8077, Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith, considers it a victory nonetheless.

Rest Stops For Cruising: 'The Homosexual Capital of Palm Beach and Broward Counties'

By Graham Brunk | Jun 6
It was in the film "There's Something About Mary," but was this really a thing?

Florida Activist Confronts Gov. Scott Over Omissions

By John McDonald | Apr 2
Broward County human rights activist Michael Rajner confronted Florida Governor Rick Scott this week in Tallahassee over the Governor's failure to mention the LGBT community in his annual State of the State address.

West Palm Beach Passes Pro-Immigrant Resolution

By Chris Persaud | Apr 1
West Palm city commissioners on Monday unanimously passed a resolution intended to reduce undocumented immigrants' fears of local police.

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